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André Gide was a French novelist, playwright, diarist, autobiographer, essayist, and founder of an influential literary magazine. He also wrote controversial works on sexuality and colonialism. He began publishing in the last decade of the nineteenth century and won the Nobel Prize in literature in 1947.
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22 November 1869 AG, French writer, was born in Paris. Bibliographic Citation link.
27 February 1926 AG's Les faux-monnayeurs appeared bearing the date of 1925: an anti-realist novel, in which a fictional character named Edouard keeps a journal detailing the progress of his own novel, also Les faux-monnayeurs. Bibliographic Citation link.
May 1939 AG's Journal 1889-1939 was published in Paris; this book became a French literary landmark. Bibliographic Citation link.
19 February 1951 French writer AG died in Paris. Bibliographic Citation link.
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